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CBC head proposes KMT's Han Kuo-yu for Taipei mayor election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)-affiliated China Broadcasting Corporation Chao Shao-kang (趙少康) has caused a stir in Taiwan’s main opposition party in recent days af...

KMT's future unclear with Eric Chu at helm: Think tank director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russell Hsiao (蕭良其), the director of Global Taiwan Institute, said it is too soon to tell which way the political winds are blowing for Taiwan’s main opposition part...

KMT politicians cosplay as 'Squid Game' characters ahead of four referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to capitalize on the “Squid Game” craze to promote its policy agenda ahead of the four referendums to be held on Dec. 18, members of the Kuominta...

Former Taiwan foreign minister dies aged 81

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Francisco Ou (歐鴻鍊) has passed away due to illness, the Kuomintang (KMT) announced on Monday (Nov. 1). KMT Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) expres...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's hateful recall campaigns should be deterred

Following the successful recall of Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟), the country's fragile democracy is at a serious crossroads, with Chen's recall serving as a di...

Politician criticizes KMT's recall of Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) criticized the Kuomintang (KMT) for their campaign against Taiwan Statebuilding Party Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟), who was removed...

Taiwan’s KMT speeds up preparation for US office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international relations expert has been tasked with overseeing the re-establishment of a representative office for the opposition party of Kuomintang (KMT) in the U.S. ...

American Institute in Taiwan director visits new KMT leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk visited Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) to exchange ideas about deepening Taiwan&r...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Taiwan's KMT chairman catches flak over weak response to AIDA flag incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese diplomat Liu Shih-chieh (劉仕傑) on Friday (Oct. 1) blasted Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) for his lackluster response to China’s interferenc...

Former DPP legislator ridicules Chang Ya-chung over Kaohsiung mayor rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former legislator of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Julian Kuo (郭正亮) has ridiculed rumors the main opposition Kuomingtang’s (KMT) Chang Ya-chung...

‘Taiwan's burial': Scholar slams Chairman Chu's China policy as KMT divisions deepen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT disunity was on full display Wednesday (Sept. 29) as political scientist Chang Ya-chung (張亞中) tore into newly elected party Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫), saying his cross-s...

Survey reconfirms Taiwan’s KMT facing rapid senescence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Behind newly elected Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) lively victory speech urging supporters to rally and regroup, there lies a daunting demographic reali...

KMT's Chang Ya-chung rumored to be considering running for mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media have speculated the Kuomingtang’s (KMT) Chang Ya-chung (張亞中) may run as the party’s candidate in next year’s election for Kaohsiung mayor...

Taiwan premier says KMT chairman hypocritical on relations with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Sept. 28) said KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) is being hypocritical by claiming to be eager to maintain a close friendship wit...